Barkly, Alben

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Alben Barkly
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Name
Barkly, Alben Gender: M
Alben William Barkly
born on 24 November 1877 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Wheel, Kentucky, 36n51, 88w48
Timezone LMT m88w48 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°15' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°16 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 21°17'



Biography

American public servant for 47 years who went from being a country attorney in 1905 to national politics in seven years. He was elected to the U.S. House in 1912 and served for 14 years. In 1926, he was elected to the Senate, where he became the Majority Leader. He also served as the Vice-President under Harry Truman. Noted as a home-spun story teller, he married happily in 1903 and had three 3 kids; he was widowed in 1947. 1949 saw him marry for the second time.

Died on 4/30/1956, Lexington, VA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Truman, Harry S. (born 8 May 1884). Notes: Vice-President

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1903 (44-year relationship)
  • Work : New Career 1912 (Elected to U.S. House)
  • Work : New Job 1926 (Elected to Senate)
  • Death of Mate 1947 (First wife)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1949 (Second wife)

Source Notes

LMR quotes his autobiography, "That Reminds Me," 1943, p.24

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (44 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage - Very happy
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (1947)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (House, Senate, V.P.)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer

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